|The Talking Horse And Other Stories - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of The Talking Horse And Other Stories by F. Anstey. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Beth Ellerby; Jules Hawryluk; Tom Johnson; Josh Kirsh; MaryAnn; Zachary Brewster-Geisz A collection of short stories by famed humorist and Punch magazine staff member, F. Anstey, pseudonym for Thomas Anstey Guthrie. They range from humorous and whimsical to haunting and thought-provoking. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader informatio...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; animals; short stories
|Mr. Punch's Pocket Ibsen - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of Mr. Punch's Pocket Ibsen by F. Anstey. Read in English by a full cast. These short comic parodies of five well-known tragedies by Henrik Ibsen originally appeared in Punch, the British humor magazine. From the prefatory note: "The author is conscious that his imitation is painfully lacking in the mysterious obscurity of the original, that the vein of allegorical symbolism is thinner throughout than it should be, and that the characters are not nearly so mad as persons inva...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; ibsen; parody
|The Brass Bottle - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of The Brass Bottle, by F. Anstey. What happens when a not-so-lucky man happens upon a brass bottle and releases the djinni caught within? Misunderstanding, culture shock, hilarity, among other things. Will the well-intentioned djinni help his new master? Or will he make things even worse? (Summary by Guero) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page fo...
Keywords: fiction; fantasy
Downloads: 10,408 (1 review)
|Vice Versa - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of Vice Versa by F. Anstey. Set in Victorian times, the novel concerns business man Paul Bultitude and his son Dick. Dick is about to leave home for a boarding school which is ruled by the cane wielding headmaster Dr. Grimstone. Bultitude, seeing his son's fear of going to the school, foolishly says that schooldays are the best years of a boy's life, and how he wished that he was the one so doing...
Keywords: Magic stone; bultitude; boarding school; young; teen; Dick; Paul Bultitude; Dr Grimstone; headmaster; humor
Downloads: 6,106 (1 review)
|The Tinted Venus - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of The Tinted Venus by F. Anstey. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins When a young newly engaged man finds himself bound for an amusement garden with an old flame, not his fiancee, it is not surprising that he still feels some attraction for her. When they escape the heat of the dance floor to walk among the trees in the garden, it is not surprising that they should come upon a statue of a woman of uncommon beauty, with the smallest hands...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; romance; aphrodite
|In Brief Authority - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of In Brief Authority, by F. Anstey (pseudonym of Thomas Anstey Guthrie, 1856 - 1934). Read by Anna Simon. Satiric comedy from 1915 about a nouveau riche British family and their nanny who get whisked off to Maerchenland ('the land of Fairy Tales') one evening in a car drawn by storks. The matron of the family, a thorough snob, is crowned Queen of the country by mistake. She is quick to accept her new position and is determined to introduce British social niceties in her realm...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; comedy; WWI; Fairy Tales
|Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Lynne Thompson; Lucretia B.; Chris Cartwright; bala; KHand; Steve C; madcappe; rookieblue; Kajo; asterix; Jacob Paul Starr; ToddHW Another delightful example of an English writer poking fun at his countrymen, or maybe all races reactions to someone from a diferent background. A series of adventures of a well educated foreigner in London which originally appeared weekly in the Punch , sometimes with illu...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|A Bayard from Bengal - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of A Bayard from Bengal by F. Anstey. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins The estimable gentleman, Chunder Bindabun Bhosh, ESQ., B.A., travels from his native India to England, with his impeccable English and manners, which immediately mark him as a foreigner, and embarks on an enviable program of escapades. These stories are the product of the fertile imagination of Hurry Bungsho Jabberjee, B.A., a nom de plume for the humorist F...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; India; manners; england; customs
|The Third Miss Symons - F. M. Mayor|
LibriVox recording of The Third Miss Symons, by F. M. Mayor. Read by Rachel Lintern. Miss Mayor tells this story with singular skill, more by contrast than by drama, bringing her chief character into relief against her world, as it passes in swift procession. Her tale is in a form becoming common among our best writers; it is compressed into a space about a third as long as the ordinary novel, yet form and manner are so closely suited that all is told and nothing seems slightly done, or worked w...
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Downloads: 2,989 (3 reviews)
|Man Overboard - F. Marion Crawford|
LibriVox recording of Man Overboard, by F. Marion Crawford, read by Roger Melin Peculiar happenings aboard the schooner Helen B. Jackson when one night during a storm, the small crew found themselves diminished by one. Somebody had gone overboard, and it was surmised that it was one of the twin Benton brothers. But oddly enough, it seemed that the 'presence' of the missing twin continued to exist on board during the following weeks...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; sea story; mystery
|This Side of Paradise - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by Mark F. Smith. Amory Blaine grew up in a wealthy family and was given an Ivy League education. Without a need to learn a profession, he chiefly dabbled in literature and partying. His school chums were of similar background, and the ideas they reflected to each other grew in their minds to be of the greatest importance. Amory began to think of himself as somewhat of a character in a Rupert Brooke poem (from which the bo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; F. Scott Fitzgerald
|The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
Librivox recording of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald read by Mike Vendetti. The curious Case of Benjamin Button, a 1921 short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, now a major motion picture, features Benjamin Button, who, born as an old man much to the dismay and chagrin of his father and family Doctor, ages backwards until he leaves this world as a newborn. (Summary by Mike Vendetti) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Short story; children
Downloads: 154,423 (2 reviews)
|Bernice Bobs Her Hair - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of Bernice Bobs Her Hair, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by Bellona Times. Pretty but socially clueless Bernice lets her know-it-all cousin push her around, but eventually, something's gotta give! (Introduction by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Short story; humor; Librivox; audiobook; literature
|This Side of Paradise - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is a wealthy and attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and has a series of romances that eventually lead to his disillusionment...
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|Selected Short Stories - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of Selected Short Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by Laurie Anne Walden. Ranging in tone from humor to sentimentality, these stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald are set against a backdrop of jazz, flappers, and the changing mores of American society. In "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," wallflower Bernice is taken in hand by her more popular cousin, whose motives are not entirely altruistic...
Keywords: Fiction; literature; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 101,798 (1 review)
|The Offshore Pirate - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of The Offshore Pirate, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by BellonaTimes This is a long short story in 6 parts from Fitzgerald's 1920 short story collection, Flappers and Philosophers. It predates the screwball movie comedies of the 1930's in that it features a determined young heiress trying to get what she wants out of life.(Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), p...
Keywords: offshore; pirate; fiction; fitzgerald; audio book; librivox
|Porcelain and Pink - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of Porcelain and Pink, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. "Porcelain and Pink" is a comic one-act play from the 1922 short story collection Tales of the Jazz Age. The plot involves a young woman in a bathtub and a case of mistaken identity. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)Characters:Julie - Holly BlissLois - Jc GuanThe Young Man - mbNarration and audio editing - Laurie Anne Walden For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other for...
Keywords: Play; comedy; humor; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 21,481 (1 review)
|The Beautiful and Damned - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of "The Beautiful and Damned", by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by E. Tavano. It tells the story of Anthony Patch (a 1920s socialite and presumptive heir to a tycoon's fortune), the relationship with his wife Gloria, his service in the army, and alcoholism. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; literature; F. Scott Fitzgerald; socialite; alcoholism; Anthony Patch; 1920s
Downloads: 98,106 (2 reviews)
|Tales of the Jazz Age - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of Tales of the Jazz Age, byF. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". Several of the stories had also been published earlier, independently, in either The Metropolitan, Saturday Evening Post, Smart Set, Collier's, Chicago Tribune, ...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; fiction
|Flappers and Philosophers - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of Flappers and Philosophers, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by mb. Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. It includes eight stories: * "The Offshore Pirate" * "The Ice Palace" * "Head and Shoulders" * "The Cut-Glass Bowl" * "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" * "Benediction" * "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong" * "The Four Fists" (Introduction by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader i...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fitzgerald; flappers; philosophers; short stories; fiction
|The Ice Palace (version 3) - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of version 3 of The Ice Palace, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by Bellona Times. The story is about Sally Carrol Happer, a young southern woman from the fictional city of Tarleton, Georgia, who becomes engaged one summer to Harry Bellamy, a man from an unspecified northern town. The following winter, on a visit to Harry's home town to meet Harry's family, Sally Carrol begins to have second thoughts.....
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; southerners; northerners; romance
|The Sword of Deborah - F. Tennyson Jesse|
LibriVox recording of The Sword of Deborah by F. Tennyson Jesse. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. The Sword of Deborah contains the reflections of a woman journalist visiting women working behind the lines in France during World War I. She writes: "I was glad to have seen all the different convoys I had, because no two had been to me alike, and to each I am indebted for a differing expression of the same vision, which is the vision splendid of a duty undertaken gladly and sustained with cour...
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|The Milky Way - F. Tennyson Jesse|
LibriVox recording of The Milky Way, by F. Tennyson Jesse. Read by Grant Hurlock. The Milky Way - F. Tennyson Jesse's first novel - began life as a 1913 magazine serial called The Adventures of Viv. In it, poor-but-plucky Cornish painter/model Vivian Lovel recounts events of her twenty-first year: en route from Penzance to London by steamer, she catches a baby dropped over the side of a sinking ship - and decides to keep it...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction
|Martyred Armenia - Fa'iz El-Ghusein|
LibriVox recording of Martyred Armenia, by Fa'iz El-Ghusein. Read by Margaret Espaillat. This is a first hand account of the Armenian Genocide written by a Syrian who had been a Turkish official for three and a half years. His accounts tell of the worst of humanity, and also of the noblest. The noble include families who courageously support each other in the face of death, and Turks who refuse to follow orders to kill, knowing that they shall be executed themselves for their defiance...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; memoir; martyred armenia
Downloads: 5,755 (2 reviews)
|What Prohibition Has Done to America - Fabian Franklin|
Librivox recording of What Prohibition Has Done to America by Fabian Franklin. In What Prohibition Has Done to America, Fabian Franklin presents a concise but forceful argument against the Eighteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Beginning in 1920, this Amendment prohibited the sale and manufacture of alcoholic beverages in the United States, until it was repealed in 1933. Franklin contends that the Amendment "is not only a crime against the Constitution of the United States, and not only ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; America; Prohibition
|The Woodpeckers - Fannie Hardy Eckstorm|
LibriVox recording of The Woodpeckers, by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm. Read by Laura Victoria. The Woodpeckers is a wonderful introduction to the world of bird study for the young naturalist, covering such topics as how he finds food, courting, how he builds his nest, the interesting ways he uses his different body parts as tools, among other topics discussed in the book. If you wish to investigate further, the book has a few diagrams and an Appendix that contains more technical information such as de...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; birds; non-fiction; woodpeckers
|Camilla - Fanny Burney|
LibriVox recording of Camilla, by Fanny Burney. Camilla is Frances Burney's third novel. It became very popular upon its publication in 1796. Jane Austen referred to it, among other novels, in her novel Northanger Abbey: “'And what are you reading, Miss — ?' 'Oh! It is only a novel!' replies the young lady, while she lays down her book with affected indifference, or momentary shame. 'It is only Cecilia, or Camilla, or Belinda'; or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the...
Keywords: romance; fiction
|Cecilia: Memoirs of an Heiress - Fanny Burney|
Librivox recording of Cecilia by Fanny Burney. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. The plot of Cecilia revolves around the heroine, Cecilia Beverley, whose inheritance from her uncle comes with the stipulation that she find a husband who will accept her name. This proves impossible, and she gives up her fortune to marry for love. Jane Austen referred to Cecilia and other novels in her novel, Northanger Abbey: “'And what are you reading, Miss — ?' 'Oh! It is only a novel!' replies the young lady, wh...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; English literature; romance; historical fiction; Frances Burney
Downloads: 31,162 (1 review)
|Evelina - Fanny Burney|
In this epistolary novel, we find a young woman named Evelina, who was raised in rural seclusion until her eighteenth year because of her uncertain parentage. Through a series of harrowing and humorous events that take place in London and an English resort town, Evelina learns how to navigate the complex layers of 18th century society and earn the love of a distinguished and honorable nobleman. This comedy of manners often satirizes the society in which it is set; Evelina is a significant precur...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; epistolary fiction; romance
|Current Superstitions - Fanny Dickerson Bergen|
LibriVox recording of Current Superstitions by Fanny Dickerson Bergen. No matter how enlightened, chances are you've been raised around superstitious lore of one kind or another. Fanny Dickerson Bergen was one of the original researchers of North American oral traditions relating to such key life events and experiences as babyhood and childhood, marriage, wishes and dreams, luck, warts and cures, death omens and mortuary customs, and "such truck," as Huck Finn would say...
Keywords: audiobook; audio; classic; tradition
|Ruth Hall - Fanny Fern|
LibriVox recording of Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern. Read by Deborah Knight. This is a COMPELLING semi-autobiography of a woman who experienced severe highs and lows! Starting many things at a very young age in life & experiencing incredible happiness! Only all too soon to find herself in extreme opposite situations. This book shows some of the true heartlessness that some human beings can display, as well as some family...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Fanny Fern; Sarah Payson Willis; Ruth Hall
Downloads: 5,406 (1 review)
|Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians - Fanny Kelly|
LibriVox recording of Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians, by Fanny Kelly. Read by TriciaG. "Narrative of my captivity among the Sioux Indians: with a brief account of General Sully's Indian expedition in 1864, bearing upon events occurring in my captivity" "I was a member of a small company of emigrants, who were attacked by an overwhelming force of hostile Sioux, which resulted in the death of a large proportion of the party, in my own capture, and a horrible captivity of five mo...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; memoir; biography; Sioux; Ogalalla; Blackfeet; frontier life; barbarism; cruelty; massacre; General Sully
|Fraternal Charity - Father Benoit Valuy|
LibriVox recording of FRATERNAL CHARITY, by FATHER BENOIT VALUY. Read by Dave7. This short treatise comes from a work by the Roman Catholic priest Father Valuy, S.J., and bears an imprimatur. It was written for members of religious orders; yet, as the translator notes, it may be of interest to others, for "love, the sunshine of existence, is wanted everywhere." The first five chapters cover the fundamentals of fraternal charity...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; Catholic; religious life; virtues
|Stories for God's Little Ones - Father John Koenig|
LibriVox recording of Stories for God's Little Ones, by Father John Koenig. Read by Maria Therese. A charming collection of nine short stories for children with a moral weaved in each. These were originally published as separate booklets, under the series title "Stories for God's Little Ones". (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; children; short stories; Catholic; morals; virtue
|A Handbook of the Kavirondo Language - Part III - Dholuo Phrase Book - Fathers of St. Joseph's Society|
LibriVox recording of A Handbook of the Kavirondo Language - Part III - Dholuo Phrase Book, by Some Fathers of St. Joseph's Society. Kenyan Luo (also known as "Dholuo") belongs to the Luo grouping within the Western Nilotic grouping of the Nilo-Saharan language family. It is spoken by the Luo people of Kenya and Tanzania, numbering about 3 million, who occupy parts of the eastern shore of Lake Victoria and areas south of there...
Keywords: phrasebook; phrase book; Kenyan Luo; Dholuo; Dho-luo; Nilotic; Nilo-saharan; Kavirondo; Kenya; Tanzania; St. Joseph's Society; librivox; language learning; language; audiobook
|Early Spring - Fay Inchfawn|
LibriVox's weekly poetry project for the week of March 19, 2006: Early Spring, by Fay Inchfawn. The Vernal Equinox signals the time when the winter's cold mantle begins to succumb to the warming influences of the oncoming spring. Fay Inchfawn (nee Elizabeth Rebecca Ward) took the springtime of 1920 as her inspiration for the bright promise of beauty and new life described in Early Spring. LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different readings of this magical work to celebrate the Vernal Equinox...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
|The Verse-Book of a Homely Woman - Fay Inchfawn|
LibriVox recording of The Verse-Book of a Homely Woman, by Fay Inchfawn. Read by Clarica. Published by the Religious Tract Society in London, The Verse-Book of a Homely Woman is a collection of domestic, spiritual, and fanciful poems from the point of view of a woman, a housewife, and a Christian. The natural, supernatural, and solidly mundane are mixed together as well as separated into two parts: Indoors and Outdoors...
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|Aviation Instructor's Handbook FAA-H-8083-9A - Federal Aviation Administration|
LibriVox recording of Aviation Instructor's Handbook FAA-H-8083-9A by Federal Aviation Administration. Read in English by Norman Elfer The handbook does an outstanding job of explaining the application of management and learning psychology for the general educator/manager with detailed guidance for those studying to become Certificated Flight Instructors. Study of the handbook should include the PDF from the FAA, which has excellent graphics...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; learning; aviation; education; flying; instructor; handbook; faa; management
|Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A - Vol. 3 - Federal Aviation Administration|
LibriVox recording of Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A - Vol. 3 by Federal Aviation Administration. Read in English by Norman Elfer This audiobook is third and final volume of the Airplane Flying Handbook. This volume is chapter 16, Emergency Procedures. From the preface: "The Airplane Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual to introduce basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; aviation; flying; airplane; student; handbook; faa; pilot; instructions; emergency procedures
|Beasts, Men and Gods - Ferdinand Ossendowski|
LibriVox recording of Beasts, Men and Gods, by Ferdinand Ossendowski. Read by Mark F. Smith. “Beasts, Men and Gods” is an account of an epic journey, filled with perils and narrow escapes, in the mold of “The Lord of the Rings.” The difference is: it’s all true. Ferdinand Ossendowski was a Pole who found himself in Siberia and on the losing side during the Bolshevik Revolution. To escape being rounded up and shot, he set out with a friend to reach the Pacific, there to take ship back t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; memoirs; history; Siberia; travel; adventure; Bolshevik Revolution
|The Silent House - Fergus Hume|
LibriVox recording of The Silent House, by Fergus Hume (1859-1932). 1907 edition. A mystery about a "locked door" murder committed in a house that has a reputation for being haunted. In the first half of the book, the murderer appears to be easy to figure out. The second half of the book, however, is filled with plot twists and mistaken identities and thus complicates the mystery much more. (Summary by cherly) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; mystery; locked room; ghost
Downloads: 4,822 (3 reviews)
|Madame Midas - Fergus Hume|
LibriVox recording of Madame Midas by Fergus Hume. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. Madame Midas is a murder mystery, In the early days of Australia, when the gold fever was at its height. Fergus Hume was born in England, the second son of Dr James Hume. At the age of three his father emigrated with his family to Dunedin, New Zealand. He was admitted to the New Zealand bar in 1885. Shortly after graduation he left for Melbourne, Australia where he obtained a post as a barristers' clerk...
Keywords: fiction; madam; midas; fergus; hume; mystery; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 10,311 (2 reviews)
|The Red Window - Fergus Hume|
LibriVox recording of The Red Window by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; josembi; deongines; engineerdst; DeanOBuchanan; Steve Mattingly; Françoise; Craig Kenneth Bryant; David D'Huet Two former school friends, now both military men, meet again and discover both are trying to lose themselves to public gaze. Dick West has inherited the family estate, but is out of favor. "The Red Window" was used during periods of civil unrest to warn cavaliers of danger...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; murder; prodigal son; family disputes; secret message
|The Mystery of a Hansom Cab - Fergus Hume|
“The following report appeared in the Argus newspaper of Saturday, the 28th July, 18-- “Truth is said to be stranger than fiction, and certainly the extraordinary murder which took place in Melbourne on Thursday night, or rather Friday morning, goes a long way towards verifying this saying. A crime has been committed by an unknown assassin, within a short distance of the principal streets of this great city, and is surrounded by an inpenetrable mystery...
Keywords: librivox; mystery; murder; fiction
Downloads: 24,235 (3 reviews)
|The Bishop's Secret - Fergus Hume|
LibriVox recording of The Bishop's Secret by Fergus Hume. Read in English by David Wales Bishop Pendle is the Church of England bishop in a small fictitious English cathedral town. Several years into his work, he receives a visit from a disreputable-looking visitor. The bishop is much upset. What transpired between them that has so upset the good churchman? And then there is the murder. Fergus Hume was one of the most prolific and most popular of 19th century novelists...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Mystery; england; nineteenth century; Church of England; bishop
Downloads: 163,017 (1 review)
|The Secret Passage - Fergus Hume|
Librivox recording of The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Excellent murder mystery. On September 9, 1905, the NY Times Saturday Review of Books described this book as follows: "That painstakingly ingenious person, Fergus Hume, has devised another of his hide-and-seek, jack-o'-lantern murder mysteries. It begins with a queer and rich old woman found stabbed to death in her chair and not a clue to the murderer...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; murder
Downloads: 43,758 (5 reviews)
|Cuentos, Adivinanzas y Refranes Populares - Fernan Caballero|
LibriVox recording of Cuentos, Adivinanzas y Refranes Populares by Fernan Caballero. Read in Spanish. Cecilia Böhl de Faber (Morges, Suiza 1796- Sevilla, 1877), que firmaba con el pseudónimo de Fernán Caballero, comenzó a publicar sus obras, a causa de su precaria situación económica, por entregas en los diarios. El papel de Cecilia Böhl de Faber en la narrativa hispánica es clave. Ha sido considerada como la impulsora de la renovación de la novela española, que había perdido el brill...
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|The Holy Bible in Modern English: 1 Kings-Ezekiel - Ferrar Fenton|
LibriVox recording of The Holy Bible in Modern English: 1 Kings-Ezekiel, Translated by Ferrar Fenton. Read by Mark Penfold. Work on the translation began in 1853 by a London businessman called Ferrar Fenton (1832–1920). The complete Bible was first published in 1903, though parts were published as separate volumes during the preceding 11 years. The translation is noted for a rearranging of the books of the Bible into what the author believed was the correct chronological order...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; advice; instruction; religion; ancient texts
|The Holy Bible in Modern English: John, 1John, Matthew, Mark. - Ferrar Fenton|
LibriVox recording of The Holy Bible in Modern English, NT: John, 1John, Matthew, Mark, translated by Ferrar Fenton. Read by Mark Penfold. The ordering novelty in the New Testament is that it places the Gospel of John and the First Epistle of John at the beginning before the Gospel of Matthew, thus placing the Acts of the Apostles immediately after the Gospel of Luke. Work on the translation began in 1853 by a London businessman called Ferrar Fenton (1832–1920)...
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|The Bible in Modern English: Genesis - Judges, 1 & 2 Samuel - Ferrar Fenton|
LibriVox recording of The Bible in Modern English: Genesis - Judges, 1 & 2 Samuel, translated by Ferrar Fenton. Read by Mark Penfold. Work on the translation began in 1853 by a London businessman called Ferrar Fenton (1832–1920). The complete Bible was first published in 1903, though parts were published as separate volumes during the preceding 11 years. The translation is noted for a rearranging of the books of the Bible into what the author believed was the correct chronological order...
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